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The Queen's Birthday Honours List includes people who have achieved excellence serving Australia's multicultural communities, and Indigenous Australians.
More than 993 Australians have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List in the General Division. 221 Meritorious and military awards have also been announced. Award recipients come from a wide range of professions, industries ...

Keep our Mob Safe Online

New educational resources are being being deployed to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, carers and educators start the chat about online safety. 
Keep our Mob Safe Online is part of the National Online Safety Awareness campaign. Its purpose is to help anyone who spends time with children aged 5 to 18 understand the importance of starting the chat about online safety with young people. ...
"Alarming" new research has shown that three-quarters of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are having difficulty accessing financial services.   
The report, released Wednesday May 29 by the First Nations Foundation and the Centre for Social Impact, examines the financial resilience of Indigenous people. The study reveals that financial literacy in indigenous communities that has to improv...
For the first time in the  89 years history of the Commonwealth Games a participant in this particular category is not only allowed to take on a new on-going role, he is also getting his own annual day (May 31) celebrated at the Gold Coast.
Borobi first broke onto our screens and into our lives during the 2018 Commonwealth games at the Gold Coast smashing an Australian record. Never had any games mascot carried an Aboriginal name. Borobi's instant popularity, especially with the kid...
There's been a mixed reaction to the announcement of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's new cabinet.
The retirements of several senior ministers has seen existing ministers pick up new jobs, the creation of several new portfolios, promotions for some lesser-known faces and, for the first time in Australia’s history, an Indigenous Australian has...
" We have never, in the history of this country, been so close to achieving Treaty.” - Jill Gallagher, the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner.
Victoria is on track to become the first state to formally sign a treaty with its First Peoples as the election of a democratically elected representative body is scheduled to take place in July 2019....
Cheryl Axleby, is calling on the Queensland government to take immediate action to end the abuse of children.
The call comes after an ABC Four Corners report revealed details of the abuse of dozens of children aged between 10 and 17 while in detention in police watch-houses in Queensland. Cheryl Axleby is the CEO of Aboriginal legal Rights Movement, Nati...
Labor has announced that it will investigate opportunities to relocate S-B-S' Sydney-based headquarters from the north shore to Western Sydney if elected.
Labor has said the feasibility study is estimated to cost around half a million dollars, and is in addition to a previous commitment that it will provide 20-million dollars to S-B-S for Australian content and provide 2-million dollars to S-B-S to...
The Prime Minister and opposition leader are set to face off again with both leaders agreeing to another election debate on Wednesday night.
The announcement came as treasurer Josh Frydenberg and the opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen went head to head Monday in a debate on the Australian economy. The third Leaders' debate will be hosted by the National Press Club and chaired b...
Former NRL superstar, Jamal Idris and his brother have launched new and revamped culturally relevant funeral products for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across the country.
Youpla, the name of the new company, is actually a reincarnation of the former Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund, also known as the ACBF Group. ACBF is a 25-year-old funeral expenses benefit provider, with 95 per cent of its customer base being o...
Already seven candidates have resigned or have been dis-endorsed for controversial comments or social media posts.  
The resignations and dis-endorsement of candidates this election campaign from all corners of the political landscape is unprecedented. This candidacy exodus has left many community leaders in Australia questioning the vetting process of candida...
The Living Pavilion is celebrating Indigenous knowledge, ecological science and sustainable design at Melbourne University until the 17th of May.
The Living Pavilion features sixty free public events including artworks, performances and presentations that celebrate Melbourne’s natural environment. The centrepiece of the event is an installation, by Aboriginal artist Dixon Patten, made of 4...
During the Miracle Month of May (01/05-31/05/2019), Miracle Babies Foundation is calling on Australians to help families challenged by prematurity or sickness.
The birth of any child is a miracle, but for parents of the 1 in 10 (9%) babies born prematurely, it can be a traumatic journey. Kylie Pussell co-founded Miracle Babies Foundation in 2005 after several traumatic experiences. She says Miracle Mont...
Being Aboriginal connects me to this land, connects me to the people. Being Muslim grounds me spiritually and gives me that connection to God. -  Sabah Rind
Sabah Rind is a Muslim Aboriginal woman from Western Australia with Badimaya Yamitji and Balochi Afghan ancestry. She has a background in finance and recently graduated with a Master of Human Rights. She works with Aboriginal communities in WA in...

Weekend sports preview

The A-League finals begin this Friday night and continue over the weekend,  plus there's N-R-L,  A-F-L and plenty more going on in another busy weekend of sport.